Ben Nadel
On User Experience (UX) Design, JavaScript, ColdFusion, Node.js, Life, and Love.
I am the chief technical officer at InVision App, Inc - a prototyping and collaboration platform for designers, built by designers. I also rock out in JavaScript and ColdFusion 24x7.
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Adam Fortuna

Member since Dec 11, 2008

Recent Blog Comments By Adam Fortuna

  • When Do You Violate The Law of Demeter In ColdFusion OOP Development?

    Posted on May 22, 2007 at 9:32 PM

    Hey Ben, I'm mostly saying that whatever needs to use the object should have access to that object, not a reference to it through another object. For instance, lets say that you're inserting a user that's just registered on your site. You get their user info (username, pass, email), and their addres... read more »

  • When Do You Violate The Law of Demeter In ColdFusion OOP Development?

    Posted on May 22, 2007 at 10:34 AM

    Yeah, for business objects at least. For SOA though, there could be delegate calls that don't do anything other than recall other services and managers, but for the business/value objects I like to keep them as compact as possible.... read more »

  • When Do You Violate The Law of Demeter In ColdFusion OOP Development?

    Posted on May 22, 2007 at 9:36 AM

    For something like that, I'd probably do something like objPerson.getFormattedAddress() The objPerson object has a handle to the address object, so it would just call the variables.billingAddress.getFormattedAddress() method on it which returns a readable address (or maybe one marked up with the a... read more »

  • Six Degrees Of Ben Forta

    Posted on Apr 13, 2007 at 1:46 PM

    You make a lot of fun little aps man. :) 2 steps away -- through Peter Bells blog here!... read more »

  • Project HUGE: My Ass Hurts

    Posted on Mar 26, 2007 at 12:38 PM

    Man I know the feeling. I just started working out again after doing nothing for the last year. After leg day I was walking around like I'd just sat on a flagpole. ;(... read more »

  • Required Changes To My RSS Feed Format

    Posted on Jan 23, 2007 at 3:55 PM

    I know it's a roundabout way of solving the problem, but you may want to look into using http://www.feedburner.com to handle RSS feeds. I've been very impressed with them so far, and through a redirect on my site you can still go to http://www.adamfortuna.com/ feed and feedburner handles it.... read more »

  • Community-Driven ColdFusion Certification Practice Testing

    Posted on Jan 12, 2007 at 6:23 PM

    Wow, great stuff so far! I'm working my way through the developer study guide and seeing how helpful something like this would be. I'll add some questions to help out!... read more »